Definition of Shears

Shears n. means: An instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting cloth and other substances.

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Shears n. means: An instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting cloth and other substances.

Meaning of Shears

Shears (n.) means: An instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting cloth and other substances.

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Shear (v. t.): A pair of shears; -- now always used in the plural, but formerly also in the singular. See Shears.

Shears (n.): The bedpiece of a machine tool, upon which a table or slide rest is secured; as, the shears of a lathe or planer. See Illust. under Lathe.

Shears (n.): Anything in the form of shears.

Shearer (n.): One who shears.

Shears (n.): A pair of wings.

Shears (n.): A cutting instrument.

Sheer (n.): Shears See Shear.

Forfex (n.): A pair of shears.

Snip (n.): A single cut, as with shears or scissors; a clip.

Lewisson (n.): A kind of shears used in cropping woolen cloth.

Snip (v. t.): To cut off the nip or neb of, or to cut off at once with shears or scissors; to clip off suddenly; to nip; hence, to break off; to snatch away.

Snip (n.): Small hand shears for cutting sheet metal.

Shears (n.): A shearing machine; a blade, or a set of blades, working against a resisting edge.

Shears (n.): A similar instrument the blades of which are extensions of a curved spring, -- used for shearing sheep or skins.

Costotome (n.): An instrument (chisel or shears) to cut the ribs and open the thoracic cavity, in post-mortem examinations and dissections.

Shears (n.): An instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting cloth and other substances.

Shearing (n.): The act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine, as the wool from sheep, or the nap from cloth.

Shear (v. t.): To separate or sever with shears or a similar instrument; to cut off; to clip (something) from a surface; as, to shear a fleece.

Shearing (n.): The act or operation of dividing with shears; as, the shearing of metal plates.

Sheep-shearer (n.): One who shears, or cuts off the wool from, sheep.

Shears (n.): An apparatus for raising heavy weights, and especially for stepping and unstepping the lower masts of ships. It consists of two or more spars or pieces of timber, fastened together near the top, steadied by a guy or guys, and furnished with the necessary tackle.

Scissor (v. t.): To cut with scissors or shears; to prepare with the aid of scissors.

Shearing (n.): The product of the act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine; as, the whole shearing of a flock; the shearings from cloth.

Shear (v. t.): To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth.

Scissors (n. pl.): A cutting instrument resembling shears, but smaller, consisting of two cutting blades with handles, movable on a pin in the center, by which they are held together. Often called a pair of scissors.

Clip (v. t.): To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.

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Meaning of Shear

Shear means: A pair of shears; -- now always used in the plural, but formerly also in the singular. See Shears.

Meaning of Shears

Shears means: The bedpiece of a machine tool, upon which a table or slide rest is secured; as, the shears of a lathe or planer. See Illust. under Lathe.

Meaning of Shears

Shears means: Anything in the form of shears.

Meaning of Shearer

Shearer means: One who shears.

Meaning of Shears

Shears means: A pair of wings.

Meaning of Shears

Shears means: A cutting instrument.

Meaning of Sheer

Sheer means: Shears See Shear.

Meaning of Forfex

Forfex means: A pair of shears.

Meaning of Snip

Snip means: A single cut, as with shears or scissors; a clip.

Meaning of Lewisson

Lewisson means: A kind of shears used in cropping woolen cloth.

Meaning of Snip

Snip means: To cut off the nip or neb of, or to cut off at once with shears or scissors; to clip off suddenly; to nip; hence, to break off; to snatch away.

Meaning of Snip

Snip means: Small hand shears for cutting sheet metal.

Meaning of Shears

Shears means: A shearing machine; a blade, or a set of blades, working against a resisting edge.

Meaning of Shears

Shears means: A similar instrument the blades of which are extensions of a curved spring, -- used for shearing sheep or skins.

Meaning of Costotome

Costotome means: An instrument (chisel or shears) to cut the ribs and open the thoracic cavity, in post-mortem examinations and dissections.

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